Buckeye Newsstand, January 31

Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Saturday, January 31
Ohio State's latest football recruit, quarterback Kenneth Guiton, is the subject of Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer stories.

The Plain Dealer has an update on David Lighty's rehab from injury. The Plain Dealer also has a story on Santonio Holmes' admission during Super Bowl media day.

The Dayton Daily News has a short story on former Buckeye Cris Carter hoping to be part of the next class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The DDN also has a college sports notebook, led with a note on Ohio State swimmer Brent Hitchcock.


Friday, January 30
Different sport. Same result against the Wolverines. This time it was the women's basketball Buckeyes winning at U-M Thursday night. The Columbus Dispatch has a recap of OSU's win.

The Dispatch has a story on the football Buckeyes still looking at prospects leading up to Signing Day. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch also has a column on the recent admission by Santonio Holmes that he used to sell drugs as a child. Hunter also has his weekly Rumblings.

The Ann Arbor News is reporting that the Big Ten is reviewing the elbowing incident between Michigan's Zack Novak and OSU's P.J. Hill.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on a recruit who may follow in Terrelle Pryor's footsteps.

OSU freshman football player Mike Adams is the subject of a Detroit Free Press.

The Dispatch has a note on former Buckeye track star Glenn "Jeep" Davis' recent passing.


Thursday, January 29
The men's basketball Buckeyes swept the season series vs. Michigan with a home victory Wednesday night. The Columbus Dispatch, Ann Arbor News, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game recaps.

Michael Arace of the Dispatch has a column on basketball Buckeye P.J. Hill.

Kettering Alter quarterback Austin Boucher turned down an Ohio State scholarship offer and will stay with his verbal commitment to Miami (Ohio). The Dayton Daily News, Dispatch and Plain Dealer have the details.

Finally, the Dispatch has a story on former Buckeye Santonio Holmes admitting to dealing drugs as a child.


Wednesday, January 28
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Michigan fan Mike Lemons, who is the barber for several of the Ohio State men's basketball players. The Dispatch also has some notes on tonight's game between the Buckeyes and Wolverines.

The Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State's defensive philosophy under Thad Matta.

The Dispatch has a short story on OSU defensive tackle Doug Worthington pleading guilty to a DUI charge.

The Dispatch has a note on former OSU track standout Theresa Diggs being inducted into the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame.

The Coshocton Tribune has a story on Malcolm Jenkins' visit to a Zanesville mall to sign autographs.

Finally, the Newport News (Va.) Daily Press has a story on quarterback Tajh Boyd picking Clemson over Ohio State and Oregon. The Dispatch and Plain Dealer both have stories on OSU's next quarterback target, Kettering Alter's Austin Boucher.


Tuesday, January 27
The recruitment of quarterback Tajh Boyd appears to be winding down as he is set to make his choice tonight. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories on Boyd.

The Dispatch has an OSU men's basketball Insider notebook, as well as a note on the settlement of the lawsuit filed by Korey Stringer's widow. Rob Oller of the Dispatch also has a column on former Buckeye Dick LeBeau as he prepares for the Super Bowl this weekend.

The Plain Dealer has a story on the men's basketball Buckeyes dealing with the loss of David Lighty.


Monday, January 26
Thad Matta's men's basketball Buckeyes lost to Michigan State Sunday afternoon, and the Columbus Dispatch, Lansing State Journal, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Canton Repository, Lima News and Toledo Blade have game recaps.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on MSU head coach Tom Izzo and his thoughts on the Buckeyes.

The Canton Repository has a notebook from Sunday's game. The Dispatch and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have recaps from the latest victory by the OSU women's basketball team at Purdue.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on how Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald almost became a Buckeye.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column comparing Jim Tressel and USC's Pete Carroll when it comes to players leaving school early.

Finally, high school quarterback Tajh Boyd will pick between Ohio State, Clemson and Oregon today. The Newport News (Va.) Daily Press has a story on Boyd decision.


Sunday, January 25
A national television audience will see a key Big Ten game this afternoon in Columbus when the men's basketball Buckeyes host Michigan State. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on home games looming large for OSU, as well as some notes on today's game.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a feature story on Michigan State's Delvon Roe, an Ohio native recovering from a knee injury.

The Plain Dealer also has a Q&A with former Buckeye Kosta Koufos, as well as a mailbag with beat writer Doug Lesmerises.

The Canton Repository has a story on the Spartans getting refocused for OSU.

The Lansing (Mich.) State Journal has a story on how the Spartans have to rebound from their previous game, a home loss to Northwestern.

The Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's recruiting success in Georgia.

The Toledo Blade has a feature story on the artistic side of football Buckeye Dexter Larimore.

Former Buckeye Santonio Holmes is the subject of a Dispatch story as the receiver prepares for the Fiesta Bowl.


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